Intent

  • Equip children with the skills to become confident, fluent and enthusiastic readers.
  • Expose children to a wide range of high quality texts, genres and authors.
  • Enable children to read so that they can access a wider curriculum and apply this to the world around them.

How do our values shine through in Reading?

Respect

Children learn to respect people from different cultures, backgrounds and with contrasting life experiences through a range of literature and a wide curriculum.

Compassion

Through reading and exploring a wide range of texts, children learn about key values and morals in order to help them become reliable, empathic and respectable members of society.

Courage

Children develop the courage and confidence to have a go and are motivated to explore a wide range of texts, genres and authors.

Perseverance

Children are encouraged and supported to read challenging texts in order to develop their confidence, stamina and fluency and a positive attitude towards reading.